Avery, Alan W.

Alan W. Avery

Retired Partner

Alan W. Avery retired from the partnership in December 2022. Mr. Avery was a member of the Corporate Department and Financial Institutions Group. He concentrated on federal and state regulation of banking organizations, advising domestic and foreign banking institutions concerning the impact of US federal and state banking laws on their global operations.

Additionally, he advised domestic and foreign banks on regulatory issues, including Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering issues and investigatory matters, as well as related corporate and litigation matters. Mr. Avery also advised domestic and foreign financial institutions and other parties on a wide range of matters related to US financial regulatory reform.


  • JD, Pace University School of Law, 1998
    summa cum laude
  • BS, United States Military Academy, 1983
    Distinguished Cadet (Top 5%), with Honors